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Stunning Pictures of American Cities 100 Years Ago

Wow. Look at these photos of American Cities from 100 years ago. It’s remarkable how much things have changed. Looking at these pictures, I can help but think about the lives of each of the people on those streets, going about their day. And here we are 100 years later and the world is completely different… yet also the same in many ways. Source

Atlantic City, 1910.

Atlantic City, 1910.

The main street of Memphis, north of Avenue Gayoso, 1910.

The main street of Memphis, north of Avenue Gayoso, 1910.

Station “Louisville-Nashville,” Florida ,in 1910.

Station “Louisville-Nashville,” Florida ,in 1910.

Forsyth Street, Jacksonville,Florida, in 1910.Love those cars.

Forsyth Street, Jacksonville,Florida, in 1910.Love those cars.

The beach in Atlantic City, 1915.

The beach in Atlantic City, 1915.

Grant Avenue after an earthquake in San Francisco in 1906.

Grant Avenue after an earthquake in San Francisco in 1906.

Carts for transporting dairy Thompson , Washington , 1927.

Carts for transporting dairy Thompson , Washington , 1927.

Washington, DC, 1914.

Washington, DC, 1914.

Cadillac Square, Detroit , Michigan, 1916.

Cadillac Square, Detroit , Michigan, 1916.

Ninth Street, Washington DC, 1915.

Ninth Street, Washington DC, 1915.

Corner of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street , New York , 1910.

Corner of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street , New York , 1910.

Broad Street north of Spruce Street , Philadelphia ,1905.

Broad Street north of Spruce Street , Philadelphia ,1905.

View of Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn in 1909.

View of Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn in 1909.

Fire at 55th Street, New York , 1914.

Fire at 55th Street, New York , 1914.

Fifth Avenue, New York , 1913.

Fifth Avenue, New York , 1913.

Wabash Avenue, Chicago , 1907.

Wabash Avenue, Chicago , 1907.

The New York Public Library, New York , 1915.

The New York Public Library, New York , 1915.

Wall Street, New York ,1911.

Wall Street, New York ,1911.

Fifth Avenue, New York , 1913.

Fifth Avenue, New York , 1913.

Manhattan, 1907.

Manhattan, 1907.

The northern part of Fifth Avenue , New York, 1913.

The northern part of Fifth Avenue , New York, 1913.

City Hall in New York.

City Hall in New York.

Dexter Avenue and the Capitol, Montgomery , Alabama , in 1906.

Dexter  Avenue and the Capitol, Montgomery , Alabama , in 1906.

Valnut Street, Cincinnati ,Ohio, 1910 (that’s Walnut Street )

Valnut  Street, Cincinnati ,Ohio, 1910 (that's Walnut Street )

Washington, DC, 1913.

Washington, DC, 1913.

Broadway and the building of “The Times,” New York , 1915.

Broadway and the building of “The Times,” New York , 1915.

Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, in 1917.

Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, in 1917.

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